Militants in minority in Pakistan execution drive, deterrent effect debated

When Pakistan resumed executions after the massacre of 134 pupils at an army-run school last December, the government promised hangings would help deter Islamist militants.

Beheadings, hangings plague Tijuana amid festival

A rash of decapitations and other gruesome killings have hit Tijuana since Mexican President Felipe Calderon visited the border city last week and called it a success in his drug war.